Manager accused of theft

A Methuen man is scheduled to be arraigned July 9 on charges that he stole money from the Haverhill Lodge of Elks on Summer Street while working there as the bar manager. Michael Thomson, 53, reportedly started working at the Lodge in 2008, running bar operations and managing hall rentals. It is now alleged that between April 2010 and March 2011, he stole money from the club, resulting in his indictment on four counts of larceny over $250.